Timothy Spall talks “Mr. Turner” and the real J.M.W. Turner at the Variety Studio.
The festival's poorly received opener was immediately upstaged by two superior competition entries, "Timbuktu" and "Mr. Turner."
English painting's renowned master of light, Joseph Mallord William Turner, gets a suitably illuminating screen biography with Mike Leigh's "Mr. Turner."
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